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Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Commencement to Feature Award-Winning Global Healthcare Activist Donato J. Tramuto as Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine announces that Donato J. Tramuto, the CEO of Tivity health, Inc–a leading provider of fitness and nutrition health improvement programs–will speak at the 2019 Commencement on May 11th, as well as receive an honorary degree. Author of Life’s Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and Business (Hamilton Press), Tramuto is a recognized innovator and industry leader with more than 35 years of healthcare experience and a deep commitment to global healthcare access, patient outcomes, and digital solutions.

2019-03-19T09:02:05-04:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , |

U.S. Department of Justice Grant Funds Prevention of Violence Educational Programming at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

The United States Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women awarded Saint Joseph’s College of Maine a three-year, $299,884 grant to fund programming that enhances prevention of, awareness of, and response to a range of sexual misconduct that can occur in a college community, including: sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking. This is one of 57 grants totaling over $18 million to higher education institutions nationwide. With the new funding, the entire College community will experience training, in partnership with Through These Doors and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, and facilitated by Coordinator for Violence Prevention Sarah Gordon who started her new position last week. This DOJ grant is designed to support community coordination, strategic planning, and competency-based education around all issues of violence on a college campus.

2019-02-27T09:12:13-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , |

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Welcomes SilverSneakers® into Community

The Alfond Center at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine is expanding its adult fitness classes to include the nationally recognized SilverSneakers® program. SilverSneakers–the nation’s leading community fitness program designed exclusively for older adults– offers a way to motivate older adults to increase their levels of physical activity and remain socially active. The College will celebrate a SilverSneakers Launch Week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, March 12, 14, and 15, 2019. On those three days during Launch Week, classes will be free and door prizes will be awarded.

2019-02-25T16:13:19-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Highlights|Tags: |

University of New England and Saint Joseph’s College pave pathway to pharmacy school

Students at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine who are interested in becoming pharmacists have a new pathway to their career, thanks to an agreement with the University of New England.

2019-02-12T14:57:58-04:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , , |

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation Awards Saint Joseph’s College $5,000 For Local Food Innovation

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation has awarded Saint Joseph’s College $5,000 towards the construction of the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation, a hub providing education and infrastructure in support of the economic development of Maine’s local food industry.

2019-02-08T11:21:20-04:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , |

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Offers Catholic Apostolate Center Courses

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine has partnered with the Catholic Apostolate Center to offer continuing education units for those individuals who work in or support ministry. These asynchronous, non-credit courses facilitate online learning through video, discussion boards, and learning assessments.

2019-02-12T15:24:15-04:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , |

Upcoming Presentations Sponsored by The Saint Joseph’s College Cultural Affairs Committee

This spring, the Cultural Affairs Committee will host a lecture about Navajo historic archeology and a documentary film screening about the championship boys soccer team from Lewiston, Maine.

2019-02-06T10:50:09-04:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , |

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Announces Online BSN Tuition Rate for Eligible Maine Community College Students

Saint Joseph's College of Maine announced that it is offering discounted tuition rates for the online RN to BSN program to eligible Maine community college nursing graduates.

2019-02-05T09:39:48-04:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , |

Saint Joseph’s Professor Dr. Michael C. Connolly To Present At John Ford Film Festival

Dr. Michael C. Connolly, a professor of History and Political Science at Saint Joseph’s College, will present on three different aspects of John Ford’s life and filmography during a state-wide film festival in February. The Maine Film Center is bringing together various independent cinemas and educational organizations to celebrate what would have been the 125th birthday of John Ford, one of America’s most acclaimed filmmakers.

2019-01-28T17:01:03-04:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Highlights|Tags: , , |

Public Invited to Sebago Lake Symposium on February 2, 2019

Hosted by the Portland Water District and the Center for Sustainable Communities at Saint Joseph's College, the Sebago Lake Symposium on February 2, 2019 offers an opportunity for Sebago Lake community members and scientists to interactively and collaboratively share and grow their understanding of Sebago Lake, a freshwater lake that provides water for 15% of Maine's population. Topics covered by speakers and sessions include: health of Sebago Lake fisheries, Sebago Lake water quality, climate change impacts, the Sebago Lake monitoring buoy, algae and invasive plants, citizen science opportunities, beach closures, and policies for lake protection. Free, but registration required.

2019-01-08T10:56:48-04:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , , , |